TACOMA FIRE DEPARTMENT

"Dedicated to Quality Service"

The City of Tacoma Fire Department was established on May 29, 1880. In 1889, it became the first paid fire department in the State of Washington. Since then, the department and city have seen tremendous growth. Currently, TFD serves the City of Tacoma, as well as by contract, the cities of Fife and Fircrest, as well as Pierce County Fire District #10. Currently the department has a ISO rating of "2".

City Manager Ray Corpuz
Mayor Brian Ebersole
Fire Chief Richard Moore
Deputy Chief Operations Gary Steinhoff
Deputy Chief Administration Eileen Lewis
Deputy Chief Prevention Ralph Johns

 

Population (1997) Square Miles
Tacoma

185,000

49

Fife, Fircrest & PCFD #10

20,000

11

Assessed Valuation Miles of Coastline
Tacoma

$ 9.24 billion

17

TFD Personnel TFD Budget
Uniformed

414

General Fund

$68 million

Total

441

EMS Levy

$12 million

Minimum Daily Staffing

75

Total (2 years)

$80 million

TFD Operations
Stations*

18

Aid Units

1

Manned Stations***

17

Fire Boats

2

Battalions

2

Haz-Mat Units****

1

Engines**

16

Water Tenders*****

1

Trucks

4

Air Units******

1

Rescue Units

4

* Does not include Old Station 12

** (5) Tele-Squirts, (3) Paramedic Engines

*** Fire Boat Commencement cross staffed by Engine 6

**** Unit 44 cross staffed by Engine 12 and Truck 4

***** Unit 45 cross staffed by Engine 15

****** Unit 42 cross staffed by Engine 17

 

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